From LegalTimes: The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in two pending same-sex marriage cases on March 26 and March 27.
The justices slotted arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry, a challenge involving California’s Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage, for March 26, and in U.S. v. Windsor, concerning the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), on March 27.
ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. They ask the
justices whether the 14th Amendment’s equal protection clause prohibits a
state from defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman.
the justices will decide whether Section 3 of DOMA, establishing that
marriage, for all federal purposes, is the union between a man and
woman, violates the Fifth Amendment’s equal protection guarantee.